You must have an undergraduate degree to gain admission into the
Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Management.
Students who have completed the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand’s Bachelor of Applied Science Environment major or obtained a similar qualification from another tertiary provider are not eligible for enrolment in the Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Management (Level 7) or the Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Management (Level 7).
We recommed that you contact the programme leader to discuss your eligibility before applying to enrol.
English is the language of study at Open Polytechnic. You will need to be able to read and write well in English so that you can understand course materials and also submit written assessments. There are criteria that must be met if English is not your first language. Find out more about English language requirements
or contact us.
If you are an international student residing in New Zealand and studying part-time, you need to have:
- a verified valid work permit/visa. Please note the expiry date must be after the end date of your course, and either
- a Variation of Conditions allowing study at Open Polytechnic, or
- a letter of authorisation from your employer (on letterhead) confirming that you need to undertake this training as part of your job.
International fees must be paid in full at the time of enrolment.
Find out more about studying with Open Polytechnic as an
international student here.